21 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Knott, Sarah Gertrude, 1895-1984"
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Dr. Alton Morris, Fletcher Hodges, Sarah Knott, and Thelma Boltin at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival

Dr. Alton Morris, Fletcher Hodges, Sarah Knott, and Thelma Boltin at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1960-05
Description
Three black and white prints.
Collection
Festival director Sarah Knott singing at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival

Festival director Sarah Knott singing at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1954-05
Description
One black and white print. Knott was the first director of the Florida Folk Festival in 1953-1954. Born in 1895 in Kevil, Kentucky, Knott studied acting before founding the National Folk Festival in St. Louis in 1934. She served as its director until 1971. Until her death in 1984, she continued to support folk festivals across the nation.
Collection
Friday afternoon performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Friday afternoon performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1969-05-02
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The first third of the reel consists of Friday morning performances, and last third of Saturday morning performances -- see separate entries for details.) Knott, of Kentucky, was the festival's first director in 1953 and 1954. Billie was from Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation. Sunland Sunshine Singers were from Tallahassee. Cox lived in Moorehead, North Carolina. The Brewer Yeast cakes were based out of Gainesville. Rosa and Zeke lived in Panama City. Hall was from Sarasota. Esther Beadnell lived in Orange Park, originally from West Virginia, while Tom was from New York. Malkine sang French folk songs. Boltin, the festival director, told a Brer Rabbit tale. The Friday evening performances were rained out.
Collection
Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1954-05-07
Description
One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Friday morning performances. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1954-05-07
Description
One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1954-05-07
Description
One reel to reel. The second half of the reel consists of Saturday afternoon performances, followed by Saturday evening performances. Knott served as the emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Friday morning performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday morning performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1954-05-07
Description
One reel to reel. Knott served as the emcee. The second half of the reel consists of Friday evening performances. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Friday morning performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Friday morning performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1969-05-02
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The second half of the reel consists of Friday afternoon performances -- see separate entry for details.) Saunders was the chairman of the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission. Meadows was White Springs' mayor. Housewright was the Dean of Music for Florida State University. Shore was from Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation. Knott was the festival's first director. The Caney Forkers were based out of Cookeville, Tennessee. The Wiggins (Velma and daughter Hallie) lived in Bradenton. For You Are My Sunshine, they played the musical bottlephone. Hall lived in Sarasota, and sang mountain ballads.
Collection
Sarah G. Knott

Sarah G. Knott

Date
1950
Description
Two black and white prints. One with folk singer Bob Beers and the current Stephen Foster Memorial president, and another with the president.
Collection
Sarah G. Knott, Thelma Boltin, and Alton Morris at the Florida Folk Festival in the 1950s

Sarah G. Knott, Thelma Boltin, and Alton Morris at the Florida Folk Festival in the 1950s

Date
1950
Description
One black and white print. Sarah Knott was the festival director for its first two years (1953-1954). She had previously been founder of the National Folk Festival. Storyteller Thelma Boltin replaced her in 1955. Dr. Alton Morris was a nationally recognized folklorist.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Dr. Alton Morris, Fletcher Hodges, Sarah Knott, and Thelma Boltin at the 1960 Florida Folk FestivalDr. Alton Morris, Fletcher Hodges, Sarah Knott, and Thelma Boltin at the 1960 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolklorists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
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Festival director Sarah Knott singing at the 1954 Florida Folk FestivalFestival director Sarah Knott singing at the 1954 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Singing
Folk singers
Performing arts
Singers
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a_s1576_t77-208bFriday afternoon performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Dance
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Fiddle music
Seminole Indians
Folk songs, French
French Americans
Songs, French
Singers
Fiddlers
Orators
Water witcher
Dancers
Storytellers
Children
Choruses
Musicians
Students
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a_s1576_t76-004bFriday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Folk singers
Performing arts
Hand-clapping games
Jump rope rhymes
Creek Indians
Native Americans
Town criers
Spirituals (Songs)
Accordion music
Shape note singing
Musical tradition, sacred
Singers
Children
Dancers
Accordionists
Shape note singers
Choruses
Students
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a_s1576_t76-005Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Folk singers
Performing arts
Shape note singing
Musical tradition, sacred
Singing
Choruses
Religious songs
Singers
Children
Shape note singers
Students
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a_s1576_t76-006aFriday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Folk singers
Performing arts
Spirituals (Songs)
Musical tradition, sacred
African Americans
Singing
Gospel songs
Religious songs
Mormons
Polka
Square dancing
Singers
Dancers
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a_s1576_t76-004aFriday morning performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Folk singers
Performing arts
Hand-clapping games
Jump rope rhymes
Creek Indians
Native Americans
African Americans
Girl Scouts
Singers
Dancers
Children
Choruses
Students
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a_s1576_t77-208aFriday morning performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Dance
Old time music
African Americans
Bluegrass music
Folk singers
Elementary schools
Mayors
Jump rope rhymes
Singers
Dancers
Public officer
Orators
Children
Choruses
Musicians
Students
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Sarah G. KnottSarah G. KnottStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Singers
Singing
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Sarah G. Knott, Thelma Boltin, and Alton Morris at the Florida Folk Festival in the 1950sSarah G. Knott, Thelma Boltin, and Alton Morris at the Florida Folk Festival in the 1950sStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Public speaking
Folklorists
Orators
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